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FONC Calendar 2015
January 17th History Summit February 6th Meeting February half-term Tours and Exhibition March 6th Meeting April 3rd Meeting TBC May 1st Meeting TBC June 5th Meeting July 3rd Meeting August 7th Meeting September 4th Meeting September HODS October 2nd Meeting November 6th Meeting December 4th AGM
Meetings are held at 6PM at the Castle Hill URC - all welcome! Knock at the side door!
- Transport Minister to be transported through time
- Northampton “Castle Green” one step closer with fab new Artists Impression.
- Demolition heralds milestone in creation of northampton heritage gateway
- Thomas Becket’s trial & escape from Northampton Castle: local theatre group to mark 850th anniversary
- Thomas Becket Talk, Commemorative Plaque and Holy Sepulchre Service
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Category Archives: Meeting Reports
Notes from FONC meeting February 2014 Planning is in full swing for our Spring Talks and Tours and also our Summer Museum exhibition on Becket at the Castle. Just two of the ways FONC is highlighting the 850th Anniversary of … Continue reading
A New Year and many exciting events and opportunities need planning in this 850th anniversary year of the trial of Thomas Becket at the Castle. It is full steam ahead for this small busy working group of volunteers.
The following is an edited version of the Annual Report delivered at our first AGM on the 6th December by our chairperson Dr. Marie Dickie OBE. 2013 was a very good year. The year included FONC providing a slick and … Continue reading
Although events for this year have come to an end, there is still much to do for this busy working group of volunteers.
The drafting of a constitution for our group was the main item for discussion at this month’s meeting.
Real treat for FONC members at this month’s meeting with Tim Upson Smith of Northampton Archaeology talking about the recent Castle Station dig. Castle Station Dig
The big exciting news this month is that FONC’s idea and proposal for a Heritage Gateway is very near to becoming a reality as part of the official plan for Northampton’s future. Marie commenced the meeting with a warm welcome … Continue reading
Top of the agenda this month is how to secure funding for the many exciting and ambitious projects connected with our Northampton Heritage Gateway proposal and celebrations for the 850th anniversary of the Becket trial.
With exciting finds at the Castle Station Dig and events to plan for, it is never a dull moment for this busy group. But first, a big welcome to our youngest and cutest member Jack; who was born earlier this … Continue reading